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Congratulations 2017 Graduates!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 4:00am to 6:00am


Spring 2017 Graduates!

Bring your friends and family and join us for a celebration of your graduation at the Spring 2017 International Graduate Student Reception sponsored by the Office of Global Education and the Kent State Alumni Association!

Have Fun!
  • Enjoy complimentary food and refreshments.
  • Visit with FLASH, the KSU Mascot
  • Capture this memorable moment by taking photos with your family and friends with our Kent State photo frames

stoleAttend the event for a FREE Country Stole to complete your graduation gown

Graduates who register and attend the event will receive a stole which includes the name of their home country (see photo at right). Order your stole using the event registration form. Wear this stole proudly on commencement day!
Register by April 9 to be guaranteed your graduation stole!

Guest Speaker is a Kent State Graduate

rajRaj Aggarwal, CFA, is an ex-academic, executive, and board member. Currently, he is a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology and Kent State University (and attended the University of Chicago). While his travels have taken him to every continent except the two poles, he has lived in the Northern Ohio since 1968 other than a brief absence of 4 years. Dr. Aggarwal has received many honors and awards including university-wide Distinguished Scholar, Distinguished Faculty of the year and a best international finance essay award at the World Bank annual meetings. He has authored or co-authored over a dozen books/monographs and over a hundred scholarly papers in the finance and international business areas.

International Community Impact Award
Join us to Recognize Outstanding International Students.

During the festivities, the prestigious International Community Impact Award will be presented to a deserving international student. The International Community Impact Award recognizes graduating international students who have made significant contributions to the Kent State University community through activities and relationships. Learn more about the award or nominate a student

Registration Required! 

Make sure we know you are coming by registering for the Reception. Register before April 9 and receive a free graduation stole which includes your home country's name.

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The Spring 2017 International Graduate Student Reception is sponsored by:

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